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Sep 27, 2016
The Dialysis Center at the Mohawk Valley Health System offers an educational program for those who have been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The program will take place on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, from 12 to 2:30 p.m. in Weaver Lounge at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Registration is required as seating is limited. Contact Cindy Christian, RN, BSN, CDN, CKD...
Sep 26, 2016
UTICA, NY – Less than 1,000 tickets remain for the 20th annual $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover to benefit the local Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) out of the 4,300 that are sold. Tickets may be purchased for $100 each, only with cash. One lucky person will win a $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover or $100,000 in cash, and all ticket holders will be...
Sep 26, 2016
Support Forum for Patients and Cancer Survivors The Mohawk Valley Health System's Cancer Center's monthly support forum for patients and cancer survivors will be held on Monday, October 10, 2016, at 6 p.m. The cancer support forum meets the second Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in the Cancer Center's Fireplace Lounge on the main floor of Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. The forum...
Sep 22, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – A special evening presentation and dinner will be held on Thursday, October 13, 2016, at the Radisson Hotel in Utica, New York to kick off the 15thanniversary of the Mohawk Valley Health System’s (MVHS) Campaign For Quality (CFQ). Kay Frances, MBA, will provide a humorous presentation called “The Funny Thing About Stress” at 7 p.m., with social hour beginning at 5 p.m., followed by...
Sep 21, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – On Friday, October 7, 2016, Mohawk Valley Health System will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Sister Johanna Conference Room at the St. Elizabeth Campus, 2209 Genesee St., Utica. More than 38,000 blood donations are needed each day in the United States, but only 38 percent of the population is eligible to donate. Just one donor can help save or sustain up to three...
Sep 20, 2016
UTICA, NY – Officials from the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) are setting in motion the design and construction of the new hospital and have issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) to architects, engineers and construction managers. “We have sent the information to 14 architects, 11 engineers and seven construction management firms, all of which have extensive experience in healthcare projects...
Sep 19, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – In today’s constantly evolving healthcare environment, it is imperative to stay current with trends and advancements. The Mohawk Valley Health System’s (MVHS) 2016 Campaign For Quality (CFQ) promises to give everyone in attendance a new perspective on the ever-changing healthcare industry. This popular educational event, celebrating its 15th anniversary, features international,...
Sep 12, 2016
Utica, NY – On Saturday, September 17, 2016, the After Breast Cancer (ABC) Support Group will meet at 11 a.m. in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Debra A. Walz, MS, RN, WHNP, AOCNP, nurse practitioner at the Breast Care Center of the Mohawk Valley Health System, will lead the discussion on...
Sep 12, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – A Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) employee, Mary Katherine Friot, MPH, RN, CIC, recently received her certification in Infection Prevention from the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology (CBIC).  Certification represents the commitment of an infection preventionist and an institution to the continued improvement of infection prevention and control...
Sep 9, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Community members andbreast cancer survivors are invited to help promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month by creating a human pink ribbon. Please wear bright pink and join us on Friday, October 7, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Murnane Baseball Field, across from the Faxton Campus in Utica, New York. A brief ceremony will be held to honor breast cancer survivors and then attendees will create a...

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